Users' questions

What colour Will my baby budgies be?

What colour Will my baby budgies be?

The yellow base is dominant, meaning breeding a yellow-based budgie and a white-based budgie will result in yellow-based offspring. There are also dark counts to consider — a budgie with no dark counts will be bright colored, one dark count will give a slightly darker color and two a darker color still.

Are budgies love birds?

The budgie is often underestimated as a hands-on pet. It is certainly good as a “watching only” pet, especially if kept in pairs or in a colony, but it’s easily hand tamed and can become a loyal, loving little friend to a patient owner. Budgies are social birds and won’t do well in a life of isolation.

How long did disco the parakeet live?

Disco should live to reach the average age of a parakeet, which is seven to 10 years, if he remains healthy, Bolton said. “There’s a lot of love (for Disco) like there is for our dog, like there is for our guinea pig,” she said. “But he brings us a little more adventure, though.”

How long does a budgie live?

5 – 8 yearsIn captivity

Can 2 male budgies mate?

If you own a male and its cage is small, your best option is to select another male. A male and female budgie pair may breed and have chicks, so carefully consider keeping an opposite-sex pair.

Do budgies need darkness to sleep?

The answer is yes, parakeets need darkness to sleep comfortably. Like humans, parakeets sleep at night once the sun has gone down. Sleeping in the dark helps them remain calm and get the amount of sleep they need to function properly. You can help your parakeet by providing a dark, quiet environment for sleeping.

What colors do budgies not like?

When you’re designing your bird’s nesting area, choose neutral tones like green, yellow, and blue to avoid any colors that might be alarming to them.

Do budgies like music?

Budgies like fun and upbeat songs but respond best to calming instrumentals or gentle vocals. This gives the budgie a chance to appreciate the pitch, rhythm, and melody. Budgies dislike music that is too loud, intense, or jarring. For this reason, while some budgies learn to enjoy rock and rap music, most don’t.